My South Beach Swimwear Edit | Amy West Travel

  It's summer and that means I'm practically living in swimwear. Between residing at the beach in North Florida, and traveling to some incredible destinations, I'm embracing the heat and donning as many stylish swimsuits as I can. I've had great feedback on social media on all these great suits. With so much interest, I thought it was time to…


Introducing Passport Philosophy | Citizens of The Earth Statement T-Shirts

We are all Citizens of the Earth. Travel is more than my hobby, or job. It's a lifestyle. That's why I'm pleased to announce the launch of my newest venture. You can now shop my online store Passport Philosophy where I'll be curating small batches of designs that reflect the lifestyle of travel. The first in this launch are my…


The Gates Hotel South Beach | Amy West Travel Review

I still remember celebrating my 21st birthday in Miami's South Beach. I had escaped on a girls trip to see what the modeling scene was all about. More than a decade later my career has evolved from model to travel and lifestyle influencer. Likewise, South Beach has undergone it's own evolution. Never has there been a better time to immerse…


5 Tips for Walking Through Wynwood

On our recent visit to Miami I made a special trip to see the Wynwood Art District. I, like many of you, had been hearing and seeing the buzz about the Wynwood Walls and had to see for myself what was happening there. I was truly unprepared for how amazing it would be. What was once a struggling part of…


Polka Dots, Lace, and Cold Shoulders

Perfect for a picnic or a festival, this trendy little number has everything you are looking for! Polka Dots, Lace, and Cold Shoulders oh my. So many compliments on this one when I wore it recently to one of my favorite Jacksonville haunts, the Riverside Arts Market. Easily dressed up or down, I choose to give it a more casual…


Little Edge Threads | For Your Fashionable Kid

As you know my kiddos take to their stylish ways naturally. I'm constantly getting compliments on their latest fashion and I always respond that I'm sure my kids are way more stylish than I am. In fact, I usually run my looks by Sienna just to make sure I'm still in the cool zone (which I'm prob not since I…


The Residence at Comstock Wines | Experience Wine Country Like a Local

Picture yourself in a place that's as comfortable as home, surrounded by sprawling vineyards and rolling hills. A place where time seems to slow down, and life's simplest pleasures are yours for the taking. That place is The Residence at Comstock Wines. Situated in the most charming corner of Sonoma wine country, Healdsbug, California is an eclectic little town full…


The Sweetest Little Eyelet Dress

As long as I could remember I've always been a girl who loves dresses. Put me in the sunshine with an airy little dress and I'm a happy camper. That's why when I spotted this little eyelet number at Anthropologie recently, I was completely smitten.  About the Fit I love the shape of this dress. Perfectly flirty but not so…


How to Wear Gingham

Spring is in the air and so are pretty pastel prints. Chief amongst these is gingham. That iconic, checkerboard print most commonly seen in blue and red. Personally, I love gingham. As a teenager I had my bedroom in Kentucky decked out in blue gingham and daisies. I have the best memories in that gabled room overlooking my Dad's farm. When…


Statement Jeans and Bell Sleeves

Jeans can be tricky. I told my husband this week that when investing in wardrobe pieces you can't go wrong spending a little extra money on swimsuits, jeans, and undergarments for that perfect fit. These pieces, if crafted with care, will be staples in your closet and keep you feeling as comfy as you are stylish. I'm not one to…